"SUMMARY The significance of the numerous translations of Tauler's works — Importance of the controversy respecting him as bearing on the question of mystical theology in general — Opinions and worth of English writers on the subject — Division into two parts, what Tauler was not, what he was — Tauler not a forerunner of the Reformation — Not a Waldensian — The 'Friends of God' not heretics — Tauler's layman not Nicholas of Bile — Not proved that Tauler disobeyed the Holy... Topics: Mysticism, Mysticism -- Germany, Mystics -- Germany, Mysticism -- Catholic Church
byAngela, of Foligno, 1248?-1309; Thorold, Algar Labouchere, 1866-1936; Steegmann, Mary G.
CONTENTS TREATISE I OF THE CONVERSION AND PENITENCE OF THE BLESSED ANGELA OF FOLIGNO AND OF HER MANY AND DIVERS TEMPTATIONS 1 TREATISE II OF THE EVANGELICAL DOCTRINE SET FORTH BY THE BLESSED ANGELA I. How it may be known that God hath entered into the soul 24 II. How the spiritual man is deceived 31 III. How, being lodged within the soul, God worketh alike upon the understanding, the affections, and the will 36 IV. How that our perfection doth consist in knowing our own wretchedness and God's... Topics: Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Angela, of Foligno, 1248?-1309
"Mr. Thorold's excellent essay on Mysticism shows an extensive acquaintance with leaders of modern thought outside the Catholic Church, and their views on the supernatural. The subject is beset with dangers, but the author has written nothing that is not in accordance with sound theology.'— Tablet, 27 June, 1896. " Digitized by Google. Topics: Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Angela, of Foligno, 1248?-1309, Spiritual life -- Catholic Church
"In these days, when the methods of democracy not only claim the outer court of a man's social environment, but also threaten the shrine of his thought, many words of ancient descent, accustomed in the past to rule, without question, the peoples of the soul, are fallen, veritable rots en exit, on evil times. Faith, for the most part, bereft of her palaces, must dwell in the hiding-holes of superstition, her deadliest foe : reason seems on the way to becoming indistinguishable from the... Topics: Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Spiritual Life -- Catholic Church, Angela, of Foligno, 1248?-1309
byTeresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582; Chadwick, James, 1813-1882
i. Nature and Definition of the Prayer of Recollection. It is called the Prayer of Recollection because in it the soul collects, or gathers together, all her powers, and enters into her own interior with God.... Digitized by Google. Topics: God -- Worship And Love, Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582
byLewis, David, 1814-1895; John Of The Cross, Saint, 1542-1591; Oblate Fathers of Saint Charles; Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865
CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME. THE ASCENT OF MOUNT CARMEL. STANZAS 1 PROLOGUE 3 BOOK I. THE NATURE OF THE OBSCURE NIGHT, THE NECESSITY OF PASSING THROUGH IT IN ORDER TO ATTAIN TO THE DIVINE UNION: AND SPECIALLY THE OBSCURE NIGHT OF SENSE AND DESIRE, WITH THE EVILS WHICH THESE INFLICT ON THE SOUL. CHAPTER I. TWO KINDS OF THIS NIGHT, CORRESPONDING WITH THE DIVISION OF THE SOUL INTO HIGHER AND LOWER 8 CHAPTER II. THE NATURE AND CAUSE OF THE OBSCURE NIGHT .... 9 CHAPTER III. THE FIRST CAUSE, THE... Topics: Catholic Church, Theology -- Early Works To 1800, Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Theology,...
byCatherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380; Thorold, Algar Labouchere, 1866-1936
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION i A TREATISE OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE 26 A TREATISE OF DISCRETION 50 A TREATISE OF PRAYER 158 A TREATISE OF OBEDIENCE 281 Digitized by Google. Topics: Mysticism -- Italy -- Early Works To 1800, Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Italy, Catherine, of...